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DBMS > Firebird vs. Heroic vs. LevelDB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. Sqrrl

System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. Heroic vs. LevelDB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. Sqrrl

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score26.03
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#315  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score2.90
Rank#98  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score3.89
Rank#86  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­google/­leveldbwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlsqrrl.com
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.md
DeveloperFirebird FoundationSpotifyGoogleSybase, SAPAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2014201119932012
Current release4.0, June 20211.23, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaC++Java
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLnonoyesno
Triggersyesnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonenoneSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsyesnoneMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACIDAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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